By Miguel Angel Rogerio-Candelera, Massimo Lazzari, Emilio Cano
From 2d to fifth October 2012 a world Congress on technological know-how and expertise for the conservation of Cultural historical past was once held in Santiago de Compostela, Spain, prepared via the Universidade of Santiago de Compostela on behalf of TechnoHeritage community. The congress used to be attended via a few one hundred sixty members from 10 international locations, which provided a complete of a hundred forty five contributions between plenary lectures, oral, and poster communications. The congress used to be devoted to 8 issues, particularly (1) Environmental evaluate and tracking (pollution, weather swap, typical occasions, etc.) of Cultural history; (2) brokers and mechanisms of degradation of Cultural background (physical, chemical, biological), together with deterioration of contemporary fabrics utilized in modern artwork and data garage; (3) improvement of recent tools, non invasive applied sciences and cutting edge suggestions for research, security and conservation of Cultural historical past; (4) New items and fabrics for conservation and upkeep of Cultural history; (5) renovation of business and rural historical past from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries; (6) safety applied sciences, distant sensing and Geographical info platforms for defense and administration of Cultural background; (7) importance and social worth of Cultural background; and (8) rules for conservation of Cultural historical past.
This quantity publishes a complete of ninety-three contributions which mirror probably the most contemporary responses to the problem of cultural resources conservation.